Posts Tagged ‘webcomic’

Sometimes xkcd Can Be Really Deep…

January 18, 2008

The latest one brings a tear to my eye:

xkcd - To be wanted

By the way, the alt-text on the original is “Or so I hope?”. And, as most xkcd fans know, the alt-text is crucial to the overall interpretation of the piece.


Grammar Nazis: xkcd

October 8, 2007

Webcomic xkcd just published a strip about the intricacies of English grammar. In a previous life I would very much identify with this kind of thing, and in fact there are people I know from my postgraduate days in linguistics who probably still do this on a daily basis:

xkcd - effect affect

Of course, I know plenty of grammar nazis too…